Recipes

There’s nothing more enjoyable or rewarding than finding a great recipe for trying new foods or to cook the foods you love in new and different ways. Browse our collection of Kentucky recipes to discover new recipes unique to Kentucky (try the hot brown!) or to reacquaint yourself with meals you already love using great new techniques for preparing them. You’ll find great Kentucky recipes to share with those who love all kinds of food--from vegetables to sweets to bourbon. So bake a scrumptious strawberry pie, cook up a pot of savory burgoo or make a mean mint julep for your next dinner party and enjoy the flavors of Kentucky!

And if you want fresh local ingredients, find local KY farmers markets to stock up on produce and homemade goods. Bon Appétit!

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Breakfast

Biscuits with Country Ham Gravy
In a large pan, cook the diced ham until nicely browned and fat is rendered. Add in butter, plus additional if needed, to form a roux. If the country ham gives off enough fat,...
Kentucky Country Style Quiche
Mix green beans, onion and country ham in pot with 6 cups water.  Simmer 2-3 hours, drain and cool.  Puree or chop to your desired size.  Divide bean and ham mi...
Kentucky Scramble
In a large skillet saute bacon. Pour off grease, reserving tablespoons in skillet with the bacon. Add corn, green pepper and onion. Cook until onion is transparent. Add parsle...

Lunch

Bourbon BLT with Beer Cheese Spread
For the Bourbon Glazed Bacon: 2 oz. Bourbon  1 cup Light Brown Sugar 1 lb. Thick Cut Bacon For the Beer Cheese Spread: 8 oz. Sharp Cheddar 8 oz. Gouda 4 oz. Brow...

Dinner

Kentucky Bourbon Burgoo
Preparation 1. Put the pork, veal, beef, lamb, and chicken into a large pot. Add the water and bring it to a boil slowly. Simmer until meat is tender enough to fall...
Smoky Chipotle Pork Quesadillas
1. Put pork roast, 1 c. bourbon, brown sugar, liquid smoke and salt into slow cooker. If roast not covered with liquid, add enough water to cover meat. Cook on low heat for 6-...
Kentucky Pizza
For the crust, dissolve the yeast in the warm water; let stand for 5 to 10 minutes. Mix in a mixing bowl the flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and...
Butternut Squash Soup
In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Saute the onion until soft, then add the butternut squash. Cover the vegetables with chicken stock and simmer until tender, a...
Fresh Corn Chowder
Cook the diced bacon in a large soup pot until well browned. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the diced celery and onion to the bacon fat and saute until s...
Kale and Potato Soup
1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add chopped onion and garlic and cook uncovered for 5 minutes. 2. Add chicken broth, potatoes and ca...